Morning Cup of Links: The Breaking Bad Writers' Room

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Read what it's like to be inside the Breaking Bad writers' room. We also see some of the story lines that were discarded along the way.
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24 Surprising Facts About Cheers You May Not Know. Imagine a hotel in Barstow run by a retired football player, which is what it could have been.
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In Defense of Trashy Novels. Reading should be a pleasurable experience, after all.
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Mountain people of the Bolivian Andes ate freeze-dried food long before it became a mass-produced preservation technique. In fact, they've been using the same freeze-drying methods for over 1,500 years!
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What if an EMT suffers a heart attack while administering CPR to a patient? That's exactly what happened to Joseph Hardman of Detroit while rushing a heart attack victim to the hospital.
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Olympic sprinter Carlin Isles is now a rugby player. The way he burns up the field will make rugby recruiters look for more track runners.
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What happens when you win The Price Is Right? A woman who won a Showcase Showdown tells how she collected her prizes—and what she did with them.
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The Internet’s 9 Most Hated Companies. The list contains horror stories that shouldn't happen to anyone.
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The lingering, devastating impact of bullying. A new study confirms what many childhood victims already know: you don't get over it that easily.

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